Wangat River

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Wangat River
Little River[1]
Perennial river
Country Australia
State New South Wales
Regions NSW North Coast (IBRA), Hunter
Local government area Dungog
Part of Hunter River catchment
Source Gloucester Tops
 - location near Gloucester Gap, Barrington Tops NP
 - elevation 1,070 m (3,510 ft)
Mouth confluence with Chichester River
 - location southeast of Chichester
 - elevation 162 m (531 ft)
Length 20 km (12 mi)
National park Barrington Tops NP
Reservoir Lake Chichester

Wangat River, a perennial river of the Hunter River catchment, is located in the Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia.

Course and features[edit]

Wangat River rises below Gloucester Tops, west of Gloucester Gap, within Barrington Tops National Park, and flows generally southeast and south before reaching its confluence with the Chichester River, southeast of Chichester within Lake Chichester. The river descends 906 metres (2,972 ft) over its 20 kilometres (12 mi) course.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Wangat River". Geographical Names Register (GNR) of NSW. Geographical Names Board of New South Wales. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Map of Wangat River, NSW". Bonzle Digital Atlas of Australia. Retrieved 24 March 2013. 

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Coordinates: 32°14′S 151°41′E / 32.233°S 151.683°E / -32.233; 151.683